BASKETBALL - COVID-19 Updates

QLD Basketball Masters Cancelled

Basketball Queensland regrets to inform that the Queensland Basketball Masters Games for 2020 have been cancelled and registered participants have been notified.

As well as the Queensland borders not being open to Victorians, Basketball Queensland had no confidence that the borders would be open to participants from New South Wales to travel to Queensland. for the event.

 

WORLD MASTERS GAMES 2021 KANSAI, JAPAN HAVE BEEN POSTPONED

The IMGA World Masters Games Kansai 2021 that were due to be held in May 2021 are being postponed due to the global pandemic Covid-19.

The Organising Committee's Board Meeting held on October 28, 2020 reached the conclusion of postponement of the World Masters Games to the time they believe it would be practical to hold the Games.

Further information can be found at World Masters Games

 

PAN PACIFIC MASTERS GAMES, Gold Coast, November 2021.

Pan Pacs have started the work already with their government and strategic partners, sports, sponsors and stakeholders to evaluate a November 2021 edition of the Masters Games.  They hope to confirm the status of this plan in the next few months.

 

AUSTRALIAN MASTERS GAMES OCTOBER 2021, PERTH

It is likely the next master’s tournament Australian Myths and Legends can attend will be the 2021 Australian Masters Games which will be held in Perth in October next year.

 

TRAINING UPDATE – BASKETBALL VICTORIA

Unfortunately, due to basketball being classified as a “contact sport” (i.e. a sport that is unable to be played at a social distancing length of 1.5m between each participant) by the Victorian Governmentbasketballis subject to beingpart of the Last Step of the COVID Roadmap.

At this stage inside training is listed under current restrictions issued by Victorian government until further notice.

 

Please contact Ian with any queries.

Kind regards

Ian Farr

UPDATE, Victorian Government Easing of Restrictions-COVID-19

 

Dear Members

As you may be aware the Victorian Government has announced the Easing of Restrictions from Midnight 12 May 2020.

As a result, Myths & Legends Training will remain suspended as the Victorian Government's guidelines does not allow Basketball Training to occur at this stage.

 

Training – suspension still stands

Suspension of all training sessions at (Veneto club Bulleen, Friday and Sunday, Royal Talbot Kew Tuesdays) still stands.

 

Myths and Legends July Tournament

It is extremely unlikely that the July 2020 Tournament will proceed.

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Myths and Legends COVID-19 Further Update

 

Dear Members

Further to the email sent out to all members on 19 March 2020, please note an update below for your reference:

 

Training – suspension still stands

Suspension of all training sessions at (Veneto club Bulleen, Friday and Sunday, Royal Talbot Kew Tuesdays) still stands.

 

Myths and Legends July Tournament

This is dependent on how events relating to COVID-19 roll out.

 

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Myths and Legends COVID-19 Update

The Myths and Legends committee met and has decided in the interest of both members, families and general community the suspension of all training sessions at  (Veneto club Bulleen, Friday and Sunday, Royal Talbot Kew Tuesdays) occurs immediately to be reviewed in three week’s time. This decision falls in line with Basketball Victoria and Federal Government intent.

 

Myths and Legends July Tournament

This is still planned to proceed but is dependent on how events relating to COVID-19 roll out.

 

Pan Pacific Masters games November 2020

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Basketball for Beginners Book by Mark Anthony Walker

BOOK: Basketball for Beginners

Coach: Mark Anthony Walker, Myths member

  • Retails for $29.95
  • Mark will donate $10 ($5 to the Red Cross Australia and $5.00 to the RSPCA) to help both people, communities and wildlife.
  • Postage is $6.95 / OR members can pick up a copy at Sundays training at the Veneto Club, Bulleen.
  • Alternatively you can purchase the book online at the following link and Mark is happy to personally sign copies on request, http://www.thebasketballedge.net

ABOUT COACH WALKER

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Code of Conduct - Myths and Legends

In 2020 the Committee will develop a code of conduct for Myths & legends in consultation with Basketball Victoria’s Code of Conduct which you can locate at this link: http://basketballvictoria.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/CODES-OF-CONDUCT.pdf

Peter Godfrey appointed as Head Coach

Peter Godfrey has been appointed as Head Coach of the NBL1 Kilsyth Cobra Men for the 2020 season

Follow the link below to read the article on Peter, a Myths & Legends member.

http://www.kilsythbasketball.com.au/peter-godfrey-named-cobras-nbl1-mens-head-coach/

Appointment of Life Memberships in 2019

The Myths & Legends Committee awarded 3 Life Memberships in 2019 and congratulates the following members:

Robert Freak

Vince Mylett

Carey Paps

Bulleen

Friday Morning
10:30am – 11:30am
Veneto Club
191 Bulleen Road,
Bulleen

Book Here

Bulleen

Sunday
9.00 am to 12.00 noon
Veneto Club
191 Bulleen Road,
Bulleen

Book Here

Williamstown

Sunday
9.00 am to 11.00 am
Williamstown High School,
Bayside St,
Williamstown

Not Running

Hoppers

Monday Night 7:30pm – 8:30pm
Transition Sports
Unit 19-11 Home St,
Hoppers Crossing

Not Running

Kew

Tuesday Night Over 50’s
7.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Royal Talbot Centre
Yarra Boulevard,
Kew

Not Running